Selina Dinsdale

9 June 1852–1 October 1877 (Age 25)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Selina

When Selina Dinsdale was born on 9 June 1852, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Dinsdale, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Overend, was 32. She married Joseph Smith Redford on 22 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 1 October 1877, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Redford
Selina Dinsdale
Marriage: 22 November 1869
Joseph Dinsdale Redford
James Dinsdale Redford
Selina Dinsdale Redford
Robert Dinsdale Redford
John Dinsdale Redford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 2
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Over Dinsdale (North Yorkshire) or Low Dinsdale (Durham), which stand on opposite sides of the Tees river. The name arises from Old English Dīctūneshalh ‘nook, recess (Old English halh) belonging to Deighton ’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Selina Slina Dinsdale, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Selina Dinsdale in entry for Selina Redford Rudd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Selina Redford in household of Joseph Redford, "United States Census, 1870"

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